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As the Girls Go   

Winter Garden Theatre, (11/13/1948 - 7/09/1949)
Broadway Theatre, (9/14/1949 - 1/14/1950)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 13, 1948    
Closing Date: Jan 14, 1950 Total Performances: 414

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: January 1953, NY, Washington DC.
Comments: Had a nine week lay-off due to Bobby Clark's illness during the Summer of 1948.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Lyrics by Harold Adamson; Book by William Roos; Vocal Director: Hugh Martin; Music arranged by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Ted Royal
Staged by Howard Bay; Choreographed by Hermes Pan
Production Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Oleg Cassini
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Frank Hall; Production Stage Manager: David Jones; Associate Stage Mgr: Frank Coletti
Conducted by Max Meth; Music Contractor: Jack Saunders
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Press Representative: Dick Williams, Michael O'Shea and Byron Bentley
Bobby ClarkWaldo Wellington
Irene RichLucille Thompson Wellington
Jeanette AquilinaDancing Ensemble
Truly BarbaraSecret Service Woman
Show Girl
Betty Lou BartoMickey Wellington
Lois BoltonMember of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
James BrockDancing Ensemble
John BrophyWhite House Visitor
Bob BurkhardtSinging Ensemble
Bill CallahanKenny Wellington
Marlene CameronChild
Dean CampbellSinging Ensemble
Carmina CansinoDancing Ensemble
Arline CastleDancing Ensemble
Hobart CavanaughBarber
Charles ChartierDancing Ensemble
Babs ClaireDancing Ensemble
Peter ConlowDancing Ensemble
Dick DanaBlinky Joe
Barbara DavisSinging Ensemble
Jessie ElliottDancing Ensemble
James ElsegoodDancing Ensemble
Claire Louise EvansMember of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Yvette FairhillDancing Ensemble
Lydia FredericksSinging Ensemble
Christina FrerichsDancing Ensemble
Pat GastonShow Girl
Betty GeorgeSinging Ensemble
John GraySinging Ensemble
Claire GrenvilleMember of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Pearl HackerSinging Ensemble
Pauline HahnChild
Donny HarrisTommy Wellington
Mildred HughesDiane
Show Girl
Cavada HumphreyMiss Swenson
Patty Ann JacksonDancing Ensemble
June KirbySecret Service Woman
Margaret Jean KleinDancing Ensemble
Frances KrellDancing Ensemble
Marjorie LeachMember of "Daughters of the Boston Tea Party"
Kathryn LeePremiere Danseuse
Douglas LutherFloyd Robinson
President of Potomac College
Singing Ensemble
Jonathan MarloweChild
Norma MarloweChild
Pat MarloweDancing Ensemble
Abbe MarshallSinging Ensemble
Ila McAvoyDancing Ensemble
Ellen McCowanSinging Ensemble
Mickey MillerShow Girl
George MorrisSinging Ensemble
Toni ParkerDancing Ensemble
Dorothea PintoDaphne
Show Girl
Joyce ReedyDancing Ensemble
William ReedyPhotographer
Dancing Ensemble
Bobby RobertsDancing Ensemble
Jack RussellRoss Miller
Singing Ensemble
Clifford SalesChild
Joseph SchenckDancing Ensemble
Eugene SchwabDancing Ensemble
John SheehanGuard
Singing Ensemble
Gregg SherwoodSecret Service Man
Diane SinclairDancing Ensemble
Judy SinclairSinging Ensemble
Kenneth SpauldingPhotographer
Dancing Ensemble
Curt StaffordButler
Singing Ensemble
Eugene SteinerChild
Jo SullivanSinging Ensemble
Ruth ThomasSecretary
Show Girl
Norma ThorntonDancing Ensemble
Larry VillaniDancing Ensemble
Betty Jane WatsonKathy Robinson
Rosemary WilliamsonDarlene
Show Girl
Understudies: Marlene Cameron (Mickey Wellington), Carmina Cansino (Kathy Robinson), Dick Dana (Barber), Claire Louise Evans (Lucille Thompson Wellington), Ellen McCown (Kathy Robinson), Jack Russell (Blinky Joe), Clifford Sales (Tommy Wellington), Diane Sinclair (Miss Swenson) and Kenneth Spaulding (Kenny Wellington)
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Conductor and Musical Director [winner] 
 Conducted by Max Meth
music by Jimmy McHugh; lyrics by Harold Adamson
ACT 1 Sung By
As the Girls GoWaldo Wellington and Girls
Nobody's Heart But MineKathy Robinson and Kenny Wellington
Brighten Up and Be a Little SunbeamWaldo Wellington and Children
Rock, Rock, RockKenny Wellington and Kathy Robinson
It's More Fun Than a PicnicMickey Wellington and Children
American CannesWaldo Wellington and Girls
You Say the Nicest Things, BabyKathy Robinson, Kenny Wellington and Singing Girls
I've Got the President's EarWaldo Wellington and Girls
Holiday in the CountryEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
There's No Getting Away from YouKathy Robinson and Singing, Dancing Ensemble
Lucky in the RainKenny Wellington, Kathy Robinson and Ensemble
Father's DayWaldo Wellington, Lucille Thompson Wellington, Kenny Wellington, Mickey Wellington and Tommy Wellington
It Takes a Woman to Get a ManWaldo Wellington and Ensemble
You Say the Nicest Things, Baby (Reprise) Waldo Wellington and Lucille Thompson Wellington